The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that detaining IPP prisoners post tariff without access to appropriate offending behaviour courses is arbitrary and breaches human rights.

GCN's Sarah Daley and Tony Quinlan of Switalskis Solicitors have written an article for Inside Time, the national newspaper for prisoners, looking at what impact this ruling will have.

In the article, Sarah Daley and Tony Quinlan clarify the decision of the ECHR and set out the kinds of claims that may be able to proceed following this judgment.

Read the full Inside Time article here.

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18th September 2012 - ECHR rules IPP sentences breach human rights Art 5(1)